Police Scotland have confirmed this evening that human remains found in the Galloway Forest belong to missing youth worker Emma Faulds.

The 39-year-old from Kilmarnock was last seen in Ayrshire in April and the remains were found during a search yesterday.

A police spokesperson said:

Police Scotland can now confirm that the human remains which were discovered in the Galloway Forest area on Wednesday 12 June 2019, are that of Emma Faulds.

Police Scotland